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Take and Make

Paper Bag Gingerbread House

2020-12-10 00:00:00 2020-12-10 23:59:00 America/New_York Take and Make Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Thursday, December 10
All day

Add to Calendar 2020-12-10 00:00:00 2020-12-10 23:59:00 America/New_York Take and Make Decorate a “gingerbread” house without the crumbs and sticky fingers! Pick up supplies and instructions at the Beatley Central Library via curbside pickup. Ages 3-12. Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Decorate a “gingerbread” house without the crumbs and sticky fingers! Pick up supplies and instructions at the Beatley Central Library via curbside pickup. Ages 3-12.

Make an appointment for a curbside pick up.

When making your curbside appointment, please indicate the number of kits desired and the age(s) of your child(ren) in the "Comment" field.

AGE GROUP: | Children | Ages 6-12 | Ages 0-5 |

EVENT TYPE: | STEM/STEAM | Maker | Holiday | Family | Children |

TAGS: | Stem | Pre-K | Maker | craft | children |

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Phone: 703.746.1702
Fax: 703.746.1763

Hours
We're closed Monday January 18 due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
We're closed Wednesday January 20 due to Inauguration Day
Mon, Jan 11 Closed
Tue, Jan 12 Closed
Wed, Jan 13 Closed
Thu, Jan 14 Closed
Fri, Jan 15 Closed
Sat, Jan 16 Closed
Sun, Jan 17 Closed

About the library

Parking: The library has a large parking lot with 175 spaces.

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: King Street Station (Yellow & Blue Lines 3.2 miles); Van Dorn Station (Blue Line 2.1 miles)
  • Metrobus: 8Z, 29K, 29N, 21A, 25B
  • DASH Bus: AT7, AT8

Upcoming events

Fri, Jan 15, All day
Curbside - Curbside Pickup
When you see a paper plate or a pinecone, do you picture an animal? Find out how to turn these materials into cute creatures using our instructions and supplies.

Fri, Jan 15, All day
Alexandria Law Library
Alexandria Law Library (520 King St., LL34) will be closed on Friday, January 15, in observance of Lee-Jackson Day and will be closed on Monday, January 18 for MLK, Jr. Holiday.

Fri, Jan 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Amy and Miss Amanda each Friday morning for stories, songs and rhymes.Register

Fri, Jan 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Suzanne on Fridays for a story, a craft and some silly songs. Ages 3 - 5.Register

Fri, Jan 15, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Curbside PickUp - Curbside PickUp
Home kits containing book lists, recipes and craft items to accompany Miss Lisa's A-Z story time series.

Sat, Jan 16, All day
Curbside - Curbside Pickup
When you see a paper plate or a pinecone, do you picture an animal? Find out how to turn these materials into cute creatures using our instructions and supplies.

Sat, Jan 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Learn about online collections from museums, archives, and libraries around the world.Register

Sat, Jan 16, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Curbside PickUp - Curbside PickUp
Home kits containing book lists, recipes and craft items to accompany Miss Lisa's A-Z story time series.

Sat, Jan 16, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Death Cafes are an opportunity to demystify the death experience. We offer an open, safe environment for discussing thoughts, feelings about all manner death and dying. Register

Mon, Jan 18, All day
Alexandria Law Library
All Alexandria Libraries will be closed on Monday, January 18, in observance of MLK, Jr. Holiday.

Canceled
Mon, Jan 18, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Curbside PickUp - Curbside PickUp
Home kits containing book lists, recipes and craft items to accompany Miss Lisa's A-Z story time series.

Tue, Jan 19, All day
Curbside - Curbside Pickup
When you see a paper plate or a pinecone, do you picture an animal? Find out how to turn these materials into cute creatures using our instructions and supplies.

Tue, Jan 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Learn about the four most popular resume styles. Understand which style is best suited for the job you want. Then learn how to take advantage of library resources to create those resumes.Register

Tue, Jan 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Zoom - Stories and Songs
Join Miss Venetta for songs, rhymes and a new story every week! Perfect for toddlers, big and little siblings!Register

Tue, Jan 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Eli from her home for this virtual Spanish-English storytime. Sing songs and she'll read a book or two. Intended for ages 2 to 4, but all children and families are welcome to join in! Register

Tue, Jan 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Play time with your youngest ones. Fingerplay, stories and plenty of songs! Get moving and grooving with your little ones! Register

Tue, Jan 19, 11:00am - 11:45am
Virtual
This winter and spring, practice the letters N-Z with fun learning activities.Register

Tue, Jan 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month from 7:00pm-8:15pm.Register

Tue, Jan 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
The Duncan Book Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month.Register

Tue, Jan 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!

Canceled
Wed, Jan 20, All day
Curbside - Curbside Pickup
When you see a paper plate or a pinecone, do you picture an animal? Find out how to turn these materials into cute creatures using our instructions and supplies.

Wed, Jan 20, All day
Alexandria Law Library
All Alexandria Libraries will be closed on Wednesday, January 20, in observance of the Inauguration.

Canceled
Wed, Jan 20, 10:30am - 11:45am
Virtual
This conversation class is for all levels, but will cater particularly toward beginners. Intermediate students will be broken off into a separate group to read a current event and discuss.

Canceled
Wed, Jan 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Suzanne on Zoom to sing songs and listen to a story about things we can see outside. Designed for ages 1 to 3, but anyone can join!

Canceled
Wed, Jan 20, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Zoom -
Join Miss Kayla and Miss Katie for cozy bedtime stories. Explore a new theme each week!

Thu, Jan 21, All day
Curbside - Curbside Pickup
When you see a paper plate or a pinecone, do you picture an animal? Find out how to turn these materials into cute creatures using our instructions and supplies.

Thu, Jan 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Katie for singing, dancing, and to hear new story books!Register

Thu, Jan 21, 10:00am - 10:45am
Virtual
Join Miss Lisa and "Ally Gator" for an interactive story hour for preschoolers and their siblings.Register

Thu, Jan 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Christian each week for stories and songs. Registration is required.Register

Thu, Jan 21, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Join us for a virtual discussion of Bill Bryson's "A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail."Register

Thu, Jan 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join us online for Barrett's knitting and crochet social group! Register

Thu, Jan 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Have fun with Miss Amy and Miss Amanda as we flex our STEAM skills! Each week, hear a story, then follow along with a science-related activity using a few simple supplies from around the house. Register

Thu, Jan 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join us virtually as we compete with trivia, play mad libs, tell jokes and listen to stories.Register

Thu, Jan 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Dr. Robert Ehrlich, professor of physics at George Mason University, will examine the options for renewable energy.

Thu, Jan 21, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Join us for a virtual meeting the third Thursday of each month! Register

Fri, Jan 22, All day
Virtual
A monthly program with Miss Vanessa that features a story, craft, games, trivia, and a baking project inspired by different American Girl™ characters. Take home craft kits available at Barrett Branch!

Fri, Jan 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Amy and Miss Amanda each Friday morning for stories, songs and rhymes.Register

Fri, Jan 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Suzanne on Fridays for a story, a craft and some silly songs. Ages 3 - 5.Register

Fri, Jan 22, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Curbside PickUp - Curbside PickUp
Home kits containing book lists, recipes and craft items to accompany Miss Lisa's A-Z story time series.